The wedding ceremony between one Miss Taiwo Orimoloye and Abiodun Isaac was stalled on Saturday in Ondo town , Ondo State , as the bride , Taiwo , allegedly failed to show up for the church service .
Although the reason for the action of the bride was unknown as of press time , it was gathered that the development caused confusion in the two families as efforts to know the whereabouts of the bride were unsuccessful .
It was also gathered that the guests that attended the ceremony were disappointed and shocked at the sudden turn of events .
A family source said the couple began their wedding programme in December 2016 at the residence of the bride ’ s parents as both families met for the traditional wedding.
He said Saturday , April 9, 2017, was then fixed for the church service and consummation of the marriage.
He noted that no one had any premonition that the marriage would not hold .
A friend of the groom, who did not want his name in print , explained that all arrangements had been concluded and the church service was to hold at a Celestial Church of Christ branch in Ondo, when the bride disappeared .
He said , “ All was well with the groom and the bride until on Saturday morning when Taiwo disappeared to an undisclosed location. Since then , she has remained incommunicado . ”
Another source told PUNCH Metro that the mother of the bride slumped when the news of the disappearance of her daughter was broken to her .
She was said to have been rushed to the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Ondo, where she was placed on admission.
Taiwo ’ s number was switched off when our correspondent put a call across to her, while the groom was prevented from speaking with journalists by his friends .
The Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Police Command, Mr . Femi Joseph , said the matter was not reported to the police.
He said , “ We have no report of such with us ; the matter was not reported to the police. ”
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